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[chuhn-der-nuh-gawr, -gohr] /ˌtʃʌn dər nəˈgɔr, -ˈgoʊr/
a port in S West Bengal, in E India, on the Hugli River: a former French dependency.
Also, Chandannagar
[chuhn-de-nuhg-er] /ˌtʃʌn dəˈnʌg ər/ (Show IPA)
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  • The official report of the loss of Chandernagore was drawn up on the 29th of March, 1757.

  • Now we were off Chandernagore, on the battlements of which waved the tricolour.

  • To return, however, to Renault and the garrison of Chandernagore.

  • Some of them had been much disappointed that the Nawab had not attacked Chandernagore in June, 1756.

  • On the other side is the figure, in chains, of a native of Chandernagore, another place taken by the Admiral the March following.

  • Was Diggle bringing the French of Chandernagore into the fray?

    In Clive's Command Herbert Strang
  • As Law expected, Chandernagore was attacked before the Admiral's reply was received.

  • I shall bring my wife to welcome you, and send to Chandernagore for a boat.

    In Clive's Command Herbert Strang
  • "Sure 'tis a most pleasant engaging young man," said Mrs. Merriman, as her boat dropped down the river towards Chandernagore.

    In Clive's Command Herbert Strang
  • We will walk instantly to Chandernagore, and demand assistance from the governor.

    In Clive's Command Herbert Strang
British Dictionary definitions for Chandernagore


a port in E India, in S West Bengal on the Hooghly River: a former French settlement (1686–1950). Pop: 162 166 (2001)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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